Archive for February 2018

Know it or not, you’ve read Humanae Vitae

If you’ve been keeping up with us on any of our social media pages (Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter), you certainly have seen our photo posts with Humanae Vitae quotes. We started that last July, and if you’ve read every single one of them, we’ve got news for you: You’ve read the entire encyclical. Of course,…

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HV Conference Registration is live!

Great news! The official website for our Humanae Vitae conference entitled, “Families, become what you are!” is open and registration has begun. Register now to secure your spot for this one-of-a-kind conference in beautiful Cincinnati, Ohio. This action-packed weekend is more than just a symposium or retreat. It’s a celebration of the family featuring guest…

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Dr. Janet Smith to speak at Humanae Vitae Conference

Dr. Janet E. Smith, author of Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later and the famous talk “Contraception: Why Not?”, will be presenting a keynote and a workshop at CCL’s conference from July 6-7. The conference, entitled “Families, become what you are!” will be a celebration of family life and the Church’s teachings outlined in the prophetic…

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NFP Uncensored: BSN and charting

NFP Uncensored is a series of candid accounts of the way NFP informs every aspect of life. You can follow the posts by searching for “NFP Uncensored” here in the Living the Love blog (use the search bar on the right-hand side of this page), or by searching #NFPUncensored on social media. In the past 50 years,…

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An infertility book for Catholics

From the Family Foundations archives. **** When Angelique and Richard López first began experiencing infertility, Angelique went looking for a Catholic book on the topic but came up short. A few years later, her best friend, Carmen Santamaría, started down the same road. These Miami CCL volunteers decided to pool their research and write the…

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We’re hiring: Assistant to the Executive Director

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person who would like to join this ministry full-time in the role of Assistant to the Executive Director. The Assistant to the Executive Director provides professional and confidential executive-level support to the Executive Director (ED), and on an ongoing basis, resolves diverse and complex administrative tasks. Primary Duties Administrative: Manage…

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Albuquerque medical symposium highlights the validity of natural methods

Medical professionals and students gained new appreciation for NFP in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on February 3 at a CCL-planned symposium entitled, “Modern Fertility Awareness for Family Planning and Women’s Health.” The event, hosted by CCL Teaching Couple Barry and Emilee Reinholz, could earn attendees up to 5.5 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits by the American…

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Professor Germain Grisez passes at age 88

February opened with the loss of a legend. On the first of the month, Professor Germain Grisez passed away. Grisez was a renown philosopher and one of the most prominent defenders of Thomistic theology. He is perhaps best known for his defense of Humanae Vitae in the face of raging criticisms of the 60s and for…

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A comprehensive guide to Humanae Vitae’s 50th anniversary festivities

Happy almost 50th birthday, Humanae Vitae! Dozens of events are lined up this year to celebrate the release of Blessed Pope Paul VI’s prophetic document on July 25, 1967, and we’re pumped to provide you with a comprehensive database of them all. Events are listed by date, and international events are denoted with an asterisk.…

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